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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Nymphalidae > Genus: Danaus > Species: Danaus plexippus

Monarch - Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

World

Not evaluated

Europe

Not Applicable

EU

Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
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Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
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EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013 assessments.

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
le Monarque French Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Monarch English Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Monarch German Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Monarchvlinder Dutch Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Monark Danish Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
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NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
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External data

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